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US police officer in city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state gets off scot-free for killing black man

June 22, 2017 2:00 pm
US police officer in city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state gets off scot-free for killing black man

Body-camera video showed Dominique Heaggan-Brown shooting Sylville Smith as he appeared to be throwing the gun over a fence. (Photo by AP) A court in the US city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state has acquitted a former police officer in the fatal shooting of an African-American man, with the father […]

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Donald Trump defends police shooting of black man in Milwaukee

August 17, 2016 11:13 am
Donald Trump defends police shooting of black man in Milwaukee

Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump talks with Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. (L) and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin August 16, 2016. (Reuters photo) US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has defended the police shooting of […]

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Mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin declares curfew amid unrest

August 15, 2016 9:30 pm
Mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin declares curfew amid unrest

Police approach a group of protesters throwing rocks at them on Sunday night. (AP photo) The mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin has imposed a curfew on the city amid the ongoing protests against police brutality. Mayor Tom Barrett imposed the curfew at 10 pm on Monday, urging young people to […]

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Violence erupts in US city of Milwaukee after police shoot and kill man

August 14, 2016 4:40 am
Violence erupts in US city of Milwaukee after police shoot and kill man

An officer-involved shooting in in the US city of Milwaukee sparked angry protests on Saturday night. (AP photo) A standoff between police and protesters in the US city of Milwaukee has turned violent after a police officer fatally shot a man during a foot chase. An angry crowd gathered Saturday […]

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